May 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FAA 3850 - History of Graphic Design

Credits: 4
The history of graphic design begins with pictographs and prehistoric cave paintings and moves forward to the developments in our digital age. This course introduces specific issues and approaches in the study of graphic design. Sample topics include (but are not limited to) the history of type, type/image, image dominance, the role of technology in design, movements such as the Bauhaus, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Nostaglia, Constructivism, Deconstruction, etc. There will be lectures, discussion, research, writing and oral presentations. This course is required of all Graphic Design majors.
Fulfills: AL in LS Core